Examples of swelling in a Sentence
There was a swelling above her eye.
The swelling around her eye should subside in a few days.
Recent Examples of swelling from the Web
Sufferers can experience painful swelling of lymph nodes, called bubos, as well as flu-like symptoms.
Symptoms may include redness, rapid swelling and skin that is warm to the touch, followed by fever, chills, fatigue and vomiting.
Studies have also documented treatment failure and persistent swelling as a result of antivenom treatments.
Women often experience pain, heaviness in their legs, and tingling with the swelling, too, Dr. Ross says.
The swelling stimulates adjacent nerve fibers and triggers pain.
This causes a painful swelling called a bubo, where the infection gets its name.
Instead of just punching Medicaid in the face and walking away, as the House bill did, the Senate might punch Medicaid in the face, hand Medicaid a pack of frozen peas to contain the swelling, and then walk away.
Roberts is accused of intentionally inflicting injury on his victim by head-butting her in the nose, causing pain and swelling, according to the Municipal Court citation.
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First Known Use of swelling
before 12th century
SWELLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swelling for English Language Learners
: an area on someone's body that is larger than normal because of an illness or injury
: the condition of being larger than normal
SWELLING Defined for Kids
Definition of swelling for Students
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